Religious Writ

Harry Emmanuel Marks was my paternal grandad. His middle name is old Hebrew for “God with us.” He left a clear impression that he knew God, and especially to me. To spend a Sunday with him, a thing I often did, was to learn that he was an avid listener to radio pastors Charles Fuller, M.R. DeHaan, and Oliver Greene. […]

Church News

ALL SAINTS EPISCOPAL CHURCH Elm Ave. & Valley Rd. Hershey, Pa. Rector The Reverend Susan Claytor Director of Music: The Rev. Dr. Darrell Woomer Sunday: 8 a.m. – Holy Eucharist Rite I 10 a.m. – Holy Eucharist Rite II, Choir and Children’s Chapel 11:15 a.m. – Sunday School & Adult Forum BALSBAUGH’S UNITED CHRISTIAN CHURCH Governor Road, Route 322 Hershey, […]

From Where I Sit

Before I go on to finish up my recent trip to Europe with the 104th Infantry Division Timberwolves, wanted to comment on the loss of a couple of good guys and get something off my chest about the mess in Harrisburg. First off, Hummelstown lost another of those quiet, unsung community workers in the person of Bob Schmoyer, who left […]

Notes from the Super

I was one of many volunteers at the Hershey Memorial Day parade on Monday. I was stationed at the entrance with School Board President Bill Parrish. What a tremendous event it was! There were over 400 people participating including our esteemed Veteran’s, Congressman Tim Holden, Rep. and Mrs. John Payne, Derry Township Police Department, the Hershey Volunteer Fire Company, Public […]

There’s No Place Like (a Medical) Home

Shine a Light Essays from our readers

In the next few years, millions more Americans will enter the health care system, but where will they get their care? The lack of primary care physicians and mid-level providers has been well publicized. If we expect to deliver care the same way we have for the last hundred years, our problems will get worse. Amid all the sturn und […]

Castaway Critter of the Week

Med Center Asks for Feedback on Heart Attack Study

Life Lion Emergency Medical Service and Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center are seeking community feedback on their participation in a heart attack study called the Immediate Trial. This National Institutes of Healthsponsored research study will test if an intravenous solution of glucose, insulin and potassium can reduce the likelihood of death from a heart attack. Patient enrollment will […]

Broschard Reaches Eagle Heights

Jordan Broschard of Hershey has become an Eagle Scout, receiving his Eagle Scout badge during a Court of Honor conducted by Boy Scout Troop 203 in February. Tracy Troutman, former Scoutmaster, shared Broschard’s scouting journey. “He has earned a total of 29 merit badges and has served as President of Venture Crew, Senior Patrol Leader, Patrol Leader, and Assistant Patrol […]

Lower Dauphin Golden Jubilee 1960-2010

The Class of 1970

Congratulations to the Class of 2010 and to all classes celebrating graduation anniversaries from their 5th to their 50th. We especially note the Class of 1970 celebrating its 40th Anniversary. As this class approached graduation its senior year, several people were asked to write about their class. If a date were not placed on these comments, many would be transferable […]

St. Joan of Arc students Mary Ellen Grap and Jonathan Ringenbach were recently named “Students of the Month”